STAY CONNECTED

Chamber Connections  
August 10, 2018
Happy Hour and Exclusive Tour Live! Hotel
Tuesday, August 21st | 5:00-8:00PM
David's at Live! Casino & Hotel

Members of the CENTRAL MARYLAND CHAMBER are Cordially Invited to Experience THE NEW LIVE! HOTEL- Now Open!

Please Join Us for an Exclusive Member Event in DAVID’S, our newest dining establishment, featuring complimentary drinks (2 drinks per person), a sampling of items from the Critically-Acclaimed Menu. Also featured will be tours of the beautiful hotel tower, including Live! Spa, The Penthouse Suites, and Club21.

* Please note: This is a FREE event open only to CMC Members!
Small Business Administration Disaster Loans
 
Small businesses in Anne Arundel, Howard, and Prince George’s Counties may be eligible for disaster loans due to physical damage or economic injury from severe flooding. The application filing deadlines for physical damage is September 24, 2018 and for economic injury is April 25, 2019. For more information, contact SBA’s Disaster Assistance Customer Service Center by calling (800) 659-2955, emailing disastercustomerservice@sba.gov , or visiting SBA’s Web site at http://www.sba.gov/disaster.
Ellicott City Fundraiser
Save the Date!
Friday, August 17th from | 6-9PM
C STREET (right off Main Street in Laurel, MD)

Main Street Laurel Block Party Fundraising Event to support the businesses and residents that were affected by the recent flooding on Ellicott City's Main Street. 

All proceeds for the event will benefit the Ellicott City Partnership, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.


MUSIC, VENDOR MARKETPLACE, KIDS ACTIVITIES, ART, FOOD TRUCKS, RAFFLES, AND MORE!
Women Mean Business
Your Unique Selling Proposition
Wednesday, August 22nd | 8:30AM

Let's get together in August to talk about your USP... Your Unique Selling Proposition. At our next Women Mean Business meeting on August 22nd, we will be brainstorming to discover ways to stand out from the competition when you are working towards growth. We need your input as we review our inventory of skills and specialties to develop strategies for making our mark in a fast-paced, competitive world.  

When you are crafting your marketing message, and promoting your business, knowing your USP will help you define your market and focus your efforts. Make marketing easier instead of harder.
End of Summer Bash
Thursday, August 23rd | 5:30PM-8:30PM
Walden Country Club - Crofton

Join us as we bid summer farewell at our Annual Multi-Chamber End of Summer Bash! Multiple chambers and organizations will be participating! Enjoy meeting new people and having the opportunity to catch up with friends in a fun, casual environment!

Enjoy a wonderful buffet! Entertainment from Hula of Maryland and Trinidad & Tabago Baltimore Steel Drum Orchestra throughout the event!

Plenty of food, fun and music! Cash Bar.
Hall of Fame Business Recognized
 
We love to see when our members' accomplishments are featured in the news! Kiddie Academy of Odenton was recently profiled in the Capital Gazette for being CMC's Minority-Owned Business of the Year!
Active Assailant Training
September 4th | 3:30PM 
8379 Piney Orchard Parkway, Suite D, Odenton, MD 21113

It can happen anywhere and YES it just happened here. In the world of political turmoil and mentally troubled citizens, we need to be prepared and know how to defend ourselves against an active assailant. The session is not only geared to the active shooter, but other incidents such as vehicle and edged weapon attacks that are becoming more prevalent among lone wolf attackers. Understand the principles of AVOID - DENY - DEFEND and how it may save your life. This FREE briefing will be provided by the Anne Arundel County Police Department and seating is very limited.
Young Professionals Network
1st Annual Cornhole Tournament & Baysox Game
Friday, August 24th | 4:00PM
Baysox Stadium

Join our Young Professionals Network for their 1st Annual Cornhole Tournament! Come to watch or play, network, enjoy some food, and then stay for the Bowie Baysox game! Join members from our sister chambers throughout the area and come enjoy an afternoon at the ballpark!
Getting Engaged!
Upcoming Events

Tuesday, August 21st

Tuesday, August 21st

Wednesday, August 22nd

Thursday, August 23rd

Thursday, August 23rd

Friday, August 24th

Committee Meetings


Regional Economic Development Committee
Tuesday, August 14th- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room- Odenton

Military Affairs Committee
Thursday, August 16th- 9:00AM
Chamber Conference Room-Odenton

THANK YOU!
2018 Corporate Trustees
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